ID#: 9953
At a magnification of 12X, this scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image focused on the head region of an adult figeater beetle, Cotinis mutabilis. Note the two laterally positioned eyes, as well as the insect’s overlapping mandibles. For successively greater magnifications of this region, with its exoskeletal features, see PHIL 9954, 9955, 9956, 9957 and 9958.
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Content Provider(s): CDC.
Creation Date: 2007
Photo Credit: Janice Haney Carr
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